Word of The Year

Word Of The Year

The word(s) of the year, sometimes capitalized as Word(s) of the Year and abbreviated WOTY or WotY, refers to any of various assessments as to the most important word(s) or expression(s) in the public sphere during a specific year.

Read more about Word Of The Year:  American Dialect Society (U.S.), Global Language Monitor, Germany

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American Dialect Society - Word of The Year - List
... The ADS choices of word of the year are the following. ...
Word Of The Year - Germany
... for the year of 1971 and up) by the Society of the German Language ... In addition, the Unwort des Jahres (Unword of the Year or No-no Word of the Year) has been nominated since 1991, as the word in the public speech which is deemed inappropriate and an insult to human ... Many words are sometimes nominated for both titles ...

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